The People's Republic

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The People's Republic

Postby lichenthroat » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:30 pm

The People's Republic
by Lichen Throat

Three months gone,
And it feels so wrong
Not to have you by my side.
I get perplexed
About why your texts
Leave me so unsatisfied.
You write about
Your adventures out
In the smoggy, crowded streets,
But I can’t dismiss
That you’re quite remiss
Of asking about me.
Read about your weekend,
Read about your new friends,
When will you have time to call?
I’m feeling so alone;
Can I get you on the phone
After you see the Great Wall?
Don’t want this to be an attack,
But I’m starting to think that you won’t come back.

I see you’ve cut your hair short
Since you got your passport
Photo taken last June.
I think it looks nice.
Are you getting sick of rice?
Do you miss crab rangoon?
The Terracotta Army
Could feather me and tar me.
And I’d still wait for you,
But you haven’t written back.
I hope your backpack
Didn’t get lost in Chengdu.
Send me an Instagram
From Three Gorges Dam
So I know you didn’t forget me.
Staring at the ceiling,
Don’t remember feeling
So bad since before you met me.
Can’t wait to meet you on the tarmac,
But I’m starting to think that you won’t come back.

Are you coming back? Are you coming back?
Are you coming back from the People’s Republic?
Are you coming back? Are you coming back?
Are you coming back from the People’s Republic?

Four months away,
I think you’re going to stay;
You even rented a house.
I said you were the one,
But I fear we’re done.
I thought you would be my spouse.
You tore us apart.
I need a new start;
Moving to South Carolina.
I can’t take
Any more heartbreak,
So please, just stay in China.
I’ve been drinking like a lumberjack
Since I realized that you won’t come back.
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Re: The People's Republic

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:41 pm

The People's Republic
By Pigfarmer Jr and Lord Byron

A vulgar tempest 'twere to a typhoon
To match a common fury with her rage,
And yet she did not want to reach the moon,
Like moderate Hotspur on the immortal page;
Her anger pitch'd into a lower tune,
Perhaps the fault of her soft sex and age--
Her wish was but to "kill, kill, kill" like Lear's,
And then her thirst of blood was quench'd in tears.

A storm it raged, and like the storm it pass'd,
Pass'd without words-in fact she could not speak;;
Though horrible to see, yet grand to tell
Like ocean warring 'gainst a rocky isle;
But now it flow'd in natural and fast
As water through an unexpected leak;
For she felt humbled-and humiliation
Is sometimes good for people in her station.
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(To the stars on the wings of a pig.)
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Re: The People's Republic

Postby martyr » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:30 pm

The People’s Republic
by Berkeley Social Scene

[Intro] Gsus4 G x2

[Verse] C G | Am Dm ‘Em | F F ‘G x2
We don’t want your wall
We won’t buy any of the bricks
You gotta let the outsiders in
Resistance is our politics

[Chorus] F C G x4
It’s all big talk
From such a very small man
The People’s Republic
Won't ever go along with your plan
F C G x2

[Verse]
You can’t just lay your pipe
Anywhere that you damn like
The people standing there have rights

[Verse]
We won’t lay on down
And just let you pollute the ground
Waiting 'til our bodies break down

[Chorus]
It’s all big talk
From such a very small man
The People’s Republic
Won't ever go along with your plan

[Bridge] F3 Em3 C3 | Dm5 Em5 F3
We’ll spin a turbine from all your hot air
Aim a solar panel at your orange glow
Take the piss out of you for hydroelectric power
Burn your biomass to the ground
(These are all better uses for you)
[Solo1]
[Solo2]

[Half Verse]
We will remain a sanctuary
You will remain our adversary

[Chorus]
It’s all big talk
From such a very small man
The People’s Republic
Won’t ever go along with your plan

[Chorus]
It’s all big talk
From such a very small man
The People’s Republic
Won’t ever go along with your plan

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Re: The People's Republic

Postby ken » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:58 pm

Ken's Super Duper Band 'n Stuff - The People’s Republic

A F#m
This is our town
We don't let anyone push us around
You come to our door
We're gonna show you what for

E E7

A D E F#m-D-
A D E E7
This is the people's republic
We don't back down
We don't quit
This is the people's republic

We're not afraid
We'll show you what we're made of
No way we'll be swayed
We come from a place of love

Chorus

F#m A D C#m-Bm-

You're welcome to stay
We won't turn you away
Just don't start a fight
We will show you our might
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Re: The People's Republic

Postby Lunkhead » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:17 pm

The People’s Republic
by Lunkhead

We went down to the protest
We wanted to do our parts
To stop right wingers trying to infest
This city that’s won our hearts

I practice non-violent resistance
You might strike first sometimes
Though our tactics are different
I know we’re on the same side

We’re going to resist
Hateful ways that make us sick
Demanding justice
Our love will persist
Here in the people’s republic
Of Berkeley

You think you’re being oppressed
You can’t spout your racist nonsense
Your only freedom that’s being suppressed
Is your freedom from consequence

We’re going to resist
Hateful ways that make us sick
Demanding justice
Our love will persist
Here in the people’s republic
Of Berkeley

Of Berkeley
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The People's Republic

Postby Geoff WreckdoM » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:09 pm

The People's Republic
by WreckdoM

The People's Republic of Hair
We want Gel
We want mousse
We want a lot of combs in blue juice
The People's Republic of squirrels
We want nuts
We want trees
We want holes in the trees for our nuts
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
The People's Republic of Beer
We want hops
We want wheat
We want an inflated sense of self worth
The People's Republic of Jobs
We want lunch
We want perks
We want mousse and gel for our hair
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
Give us what we want
What we want
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